CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL (CDC)
The CDC’s website includes INFORMATION TO KNOW ABOUT COVID-19, up-to-date nationwide statistics, resources, information for healthcare workers and reference/update articles. Go to https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/?deliveryName=USCDC_2067-DM23953 to access information from the CDC.
Anyone experiencing HOMELESSNESS OR AT HOUSING RISK may continue to call Coordinated Entry at 2-1-1 or email the Coordinated Entry case management team using the button at the top of this page.
United Way of Greater St. Louis has resources available to help organizations connect people to resources and help connect volunteers to service opportunities:
If you need ASSISTANCE during this time, please reference the Numbers to Know Guide.
A growing number of community volunteers and the St. Louis Regional Data Alliance (RDA) built STL RESPONSE (stlresponse.org), a dashboard that organizes the many powerful resource guides, news updates, and social media feeds that people across the region created to support their neighbors during the COVID-19 crisis.
Illinois Department of Public Health, dph.illinois.gov
For general questions about COVID-19 and Illinois’ response and guidance, call 1-800-889-3931 or email DPH.SICK@ILLINOIS.GOV.
CITY OF ST. LOUIS
COVID-19 Information website: https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/covid-19
Health Hotline: 314-657-1499
Health Dept. website: www.stlouis-mo.gov/covid-19
Health Dept. Call Center: 314-657-1499
ST. LOUIS COUNTY
COVID-19 Hotline 24/7, 314-615-2660
COVID-19 Information website: https://www.stlouisco.com/Your-Government/County-Executive/COVID-19
ST CHARLES COUNTY
To help St. Charles County residents and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, the St. Charles County web page (https://www.sccmo.org/CommunityResources) is updated regularly. Additional information is available on the Department of Public Health Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/StCharlesCountyPublicHealth/). Volunteers are available to respond to questions and concerns about COVID-19 at 636-949-1899, and nurses from the Missouri Health Department also are available 24/7 at 877-435-8411. The Dept. Of Public Health has compiled the following COVID-19 information on its website:
The Lincoln County Health Department’s COVID-19 webpage provides UPDATES on the virus in Lincoln County communities. Go to https://lchdmo.org/covid19 for information and updates.
HEALTH / MENTAL HEALTH
NAMI (the National Alliance for Mental Health) has prepared a MENTAL HEALTH GUIDE to help people deal with the stressors of COVID-19. View the complete guide at https://www.nami.org/getattachment/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/NAMI-Updates-on-the-Coronavirus/COVID-19-Updated-Guide-1.pdf
For anyone in need of FOOD, the St. Louis Area Foodbank has set up a page to help at https://stlfoodbank.org/covid19/. You can search to find a food pantry near you, larger distribution events in your area and for those who might be losing income, how to get help applying for SNAP (Food Stamps). The food bank is also in need of volunteers in its Volunteer Center and donations of food and funds.
O.A.S.I.S. Food Pantry will reopen on Saturday, April 4, 10 -11:30 am, for drive-through distribution of food and hygiene items. Check their website: oasisfoodpantry.com for information.
Ameren has programs available to assist those experiencing financial crisis with paying their electric bills. For information on these resources and other COVID-19 information, visit their website at https://www.ameren.com/account/customer-service/covid-19
Spire’s energy assistance programs are listed at https://www.spireenergy.com/assistance
Missouri American Water’s COVID-19 response and assistance information is available at https://amwater.com/moaw/
The YMCA will be offering EMERGENCY CHILDCARE for families of first responders, medical personnel and other essential staff in our community. In St. Charles County, services will be provided at the O’Fallon location. For more information, CLICK HERE.
Child Care Aware is providing resources for First Responders, Health Care Workers, and Essential Personnel in need of CHILD CARE. CLICK HERE for more information or call 866-892-3228 to find child care in your community.
The Crisis Nursery’s 24-HOUR HELPLINE will remain available for the duration of the COVID-19 crisis in order to offer crisis intervention, resource referral, and parenting support to families around the clock. The helplines for St. Charles County are: (St. Charles) 636-947-0600, (West) 636-940-2504 and (Wentzville) 636-887-3070. At this time, Crisis Nursery is continuing to offer emergency respite care with enhanced safety protocols for children, 0-12 years old, who are facing an immediate safety concern. Any change in status will be communicated to the community. The Family Empowerment Program remains available to provide resource referral, crisis intervention, parenting support, and mental health support via phone or telehealth.